109-1 SCHOOL ASSISTANCE IN FEDERALLY AFFECTED AREAS (IMPACT AID): CONSTRUCTION (CFDA NO: 84.040) I. PROGRAM PROFILE Legislation: School Assistance in Federally Affected Areas Act, P.L. 81-815 (20 U.S.C. 631), as amended by P.L. 95-561, 97-35, and 98-8, and 98-511 (Expires October 1, 1988). Funding Since 1980: Fiscal year Authorization Appropriation 1980 i ndef1nite $33,000,000 1981 indefinite 50,000,000 1982 $20,000,000 19,200,000 1983 20,000,000 80,000,000 \J 1984 20,000,000 20,000,000 Purpose: To construct and repair or provide grants to local educational agencies (LEAs) for the construction and repair of urgently needed minimum school facilities when enrollment and the availability of revenues from local sources have been adversely affected by Federal activities. Eligibility: o Districts that are in areas experiencing an increase in Federal activity. Eligibility is determined by the increase in the number of children residing on Federal property and/or the numbers of children who reside with a parent employed on Federal property (Section 5); o Districts that are unable to finance the non-Federal portion of the project or where the grant project has been adversely affected by a natural disaster. (Section 8); o Districts that are experiencing a temporary Federal impact (Section 9); o Districts that are in States where no tax revenues of the State or any political subdivision may be expended for the free public education of children who reside on Federal property, or States where districts are not able to provide a free public education for these children. The Secretary is then authorized to make arrangements for the construction of minimum school facilities necessary for the education of these children (Section 10); o Districts that consist mainly of Indian lands or that provide a free public education to a substantial number of children who reside on Indian lands (Section 14(a) and (b)); o Districts that consist mainly of Federal lands and that have a substantial number of inadequately housed pupils (Section 14(c)); o Districts whose buildings have been destroyed or seriously damaged by a natural disaster (Section 16).rticipating in Follow Through also function as Resource Centers anc!